An­nual School Elec­tions Set

Washington County Enterprise-Leader - - FRONT PAGE - By Lynn Kut­ter

The an­nual school elec­tions will be Tues­day, Sept. 19, and Farm­ing­ton, Prairie Grove and Lin­coln school boards all have races for each of their open po­si­tions.


School Dis­trict also is ask­ing its reg­is­tered vot­ers to al­low the dis­trict to ex­tend debt to ac­quire bonds.

The school’s mill­age rate would re­main the same at 42.6 mills. If the dis­trict is al­lowed to ex­tend debt an­other 10 years, it would give the dis­trict the pos­si­ble op­tion of ac­quir­ing about $4 mil­lion in bonds to use for Phase 3 of the high school cam­pus.

Early vot­ing opens Tues­day, Sept. 12, at Wash­ing­ton County Court­house and con­tin­ues through Mon­day, Sept. 18. Hours to vote will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the week­days.

For elec­tion day, polls will be open 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Reg­is­tered vot­ers in the three school dis­tricts can cast bal­lots at any of the elec­tion cen­ters open that day.

Polling places are: — Main Street Bap­tist Church, 49 W. Main St., Farm­ing­ton;

— Lin­coln Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 112 N. Main in Lin­coln;

— Prairie Grove Chris­tian Church, 611 Wayne Villines Road in Prairie Grove;

— West Fork Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 222 We­ber St., in West Fork.

Can­di­dates for school boards as listed on the bal­lots are:

Farm­ing­ton School Dis­trict #6

• Mindy Grus­ing

• Doug Wil­liams Lin­coln School Dis­trict #48

• Richard Wat­son

• Ken­dra Moore Prairie Grove School Dis­trict #23

• Mark Beaver

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